Leadership Team

Executive Team

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C.E.Potnis Founder and Managing Director
C.E.Potnis has 25 years of experience, which includes stints as a CEO at global companies for 12 years. He has been instrumental in turning around organisations and growing businesses.
He has served on the Board of several firms. He charts the strategic direction of Nitor. His style of leadership involves building consensus and being inclusive in decision making. He believes in business-leadership alignment as a success factor for growth.

He takes an active interest in grooming talent for leadership roles at Nitor. His areas of interest include leadership, human behavior and spirituality. C.E.Potnis is a published author and popular speaker at industry events. He conducts workshops and counseling sessions on work-life balance. He is a trustee of ‘Navkshitij’, a non-governmental organization (NGO) involved in the rehabilitation of mentally challenged adults.

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Sanjeev Fadnavis President
Sanjeev has more than 23 years of diverse industry and enterprise software domain experience. He focuses on operational excellence, setting benchmarks and driving sustainable growth at Nitor. He envisions and fosters new and emerging technologies for building solutions for global customers. In addition, he has rich experience in business strategy and execution.

His domain knowledge coupled with management expertise and a deep understanding of market dynamics enable Nitor to grow organically and expand in overseas markets.

He leads by example and instills confidence in employees as well as clients. He has developed a culture at Nitor that ensures synergy between teams and a collaborative approach to realize goals.

Prior to Nitor, Sanjeev spearheaded the products division of an independent software vendor (ISV), ensured its profitability in India and marketed it globally.

Sanjeev is an alumnus of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.

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Delivery

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Sudhir Kalra Vice President and Head - Delivery
Sudhir Kalra is the Vice President and Head of Delivery at Nitor Infotech. Sudhir has over 21 years of experience in the software industry, including 14+ years in senior roles of software delivery. He has successfully shouldered many responsibilities within Product Engineering and Program Leadership (PMO), Global Delivery Models, as well as duties relating to Operations, Quality, Audit, Compliance, and Security & Governance. He is deeply knowledgeable about value chain growth opportunity identification, process transformations and escalation, customer success, relationship management, and business growth through latest digital technologies. Sudhir is adept at managing and mentoring cross-functional, globally distributed, high performance teams in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving work environment. Sudhir lives in Pune with his wife and teenage children. When he is not working, he is either helping his children with their coursework or is engrossed in a movie.
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Siddharth Sitpure Director - Delivery Management
Siddharth Sitpure is the Director of Delivery Management at Nitor Infotech. He has more than 15 years of experience in software design, development, and project & delivery management. Siddharth has spent over 8 years in Singapore working with large investment banks and successfully delivering a plethora of complex projects. Over the course of his distinguished career, Siddharth has built successful solutions by leveraging his deep expertise in various technologies, agile processes, and industry best practices. He has honed a unique set of skills in technology and people management, thus enabling him to successfully execute various challenging projects. Siddharth has a Masters degree in Science from North Maharashtra University. In his free time, he enjoys reading business and marketing books, as well as exploring the frontiers of new technology.
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Ashutosh Sovani Director - Delivery
Ashutosh Sovani, Director - Delivery Management, has 16+ years of experience in product engineering. A superior technopreneur, Ashutosh has been running a successful business at SpotOn for over a decade, serving a unique blend of customers from startups to enterprises. He joins the Nitor’s leadership team as a result of the acquisition of SpotOn Software by Nitor Infotech. With a sharp business acumen & strong technology skills, he has led various teams to build bespoke software products that are easy to use & designed for high performance & scale. He strives to create and nurture long term relationships with clients and his teams. His expertise includes mobility, web & backend. Before his stint at SpotOn, Ashutosh worked with Persistent Systems. With a Master’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Powai and a never-say-die-attitude, Ashutosh has been a role model to all his colleagues and friends alike . On a personal note, he is a passionate tennis player and holds a few trophies on his name.
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Punit Bhilota Director - Project & Delivery
Punit Bhilota is the Delivery Director at Nitor Infotech. His stellar 19-year career has spread across IT Projects, Program Management, and Delivery Management. Punit has an extensive background in Project Management and is a PMP, CSM, and ITIL certified professional. His skills and expertise lie in Business IT Alignment, Project Conceptualization and Strategy, and Value Propositions. Punit has shouldered projects in multiple domains, including banking and finance, with spectacular outcomes. He also enjoys mentoring his team in applying various principles and methodologies for the successful execution of projects to achieve the overarching goal of customer delight. In his free time, Punit loves to spend time with family, listen to music, or devour books.
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Nitin Deore Director - Delivery
Nitin Deore as the Director, Delivery Management, has over 14 years of experience in software development and maintenance, with expertise in developing products, providing sustainable product support and managing R&D teams. Having spent 6+ years in the US, Nitin has led from the front and deployed technology to build successful solutions using his in-depth knowledge in cost, time, risk, escalation and resource management. Apart from this, his immaculate proposal writing skills have always ensured successful bids, resulting in contract wins. Nitin’s heterochromatic career began as a software developer. Before he joined Nitor, Nitin worked as a Technical Manager in an Enterprise R&D organization. Nitin has a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Bharati Vidyapeeth, and currently pursuing his law degree. His favourite time of the day is morning jogs with his daughter.
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Practice

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Mukul Joshi Vice President – Technology & Engineering
Mukul’s association with Nitor as Vice President – Technology & Engineering began with the acquisition of his company SpotOn by Nitor. Mukul has a total experience of 17 years in Research, Technology and Software Product engineering. His career so far has been as colourful as the rainbow with a wonderful blend of Technology, Startup and Business experience. Mukul leads the Solutioning & Innovation activities at Nitor. He formulates and executes long term strategic initiatives, technology partnerships & R&D efforts, a task which he pursues with flair. He founded SpotOn Software in 2009 and has since constantly created technology innovations by helping customers nurture their ideas, validate them and grow them into viable businesses. As a mild-mannered CEO, with a good-natured smile he built the team, customer engagements & differentiating solutions to create valued offering which resulted into the acquisition of his company by Nitor. Prior to SpotOn he worked with GS Lab, IBM Research Lab and Persistent Systems. He played a key role there as technology architect & computer science researcher. He holds two patents to his name and has published extensively in the area of text mining, machine learning, search and data science. An alumnus of Computer Science & Engineering at IIT Bombay, he is a voracious reader with great passion for Music, Maths and Marathi literature & arts.
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Pushyamitra Daram Associate Director – Data & Analytics
Mitra is Associate Director for Data & Analytics Engineering Practice at Nitor. He is based out of our Chicago office working closely with our prospects and helping them perceive the value by proposing the right Data & Analytics strategy for their products and solutions through continuous engagement. Also represents Nitor at multiple forums and conferences to mine / nurture new business opportunities. Partnering with innovative platform and solution companies and supporting business development are other key areas. With more than 11 years of experience within BI & Analytics space helped umpteen customers to build and modernize their 'Data & Analytics' strategy through consultative approach. He has done B.E and MBA in Information technology from Symbiosis International University.

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Vipindas Associate Director - Product Engineering
Vipin brings in 10+ years of technology expertise in building SMAC and ECM solutions. He is based out of Chicago office and takes care of key customer engagement. He is a passionate technologist and a polyglot programmer. He has helped various customers in establishing and validating product roadmaps.
Vipin has worked across customers in US and India. He has worked in Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Construction and Enterprise productivity domains. He is very keen in researching new technologies and see how it can be applied to solve problems at home, business or social/community front. He is an avid reader and big fan of Netflix documentaries.
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Sushant Kulkarni Associate Director - Technology
Sushant as the Associate Director - Technology at Nitor comes with as rich as 10 years’ experience in the IT domain. A compassionate person and a self-confessed technology evangelist, Sushant who started out at Nitor 6 years ago as a Sr. Lead Analyst is known amongst colleagues and friends alike, as one who loves to deal with details,and with the unique prowess to get out the best in each individual. He has worked asa Full Stack Architect for .NET, JavaScript, Node.js and Blockchain, and has extensive knowledge in OOP design patterns. A Rafa fan, with watching tennis as his favourite part time. Sushant also likes to binge on Hollywood dark comedies.

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Priyank Chopra Associate Director - Healthcare
Priyank is Associate Director for Healthcare & Life Sciences practice, responsible for leading Nitor's business in the United States.
Prior to assuming his current position in, Priyank served as consultant for Healthcare and Pharmaceutical companies. As Management consultant, he helped various organizations shape their marketing strategy and numerous project initiatives.
He is a graduate in Pharmaceutical Sciences and did his executive MBA from IIM Kolkata. In his personal life he loves to swim, read and travel (whenever possible).

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Business Development

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Kai-Christian Torf Vice President - Business Development
Kai-Christian Torf drives the Business Development function for Nitor Infotech USA. As the Associate Vice President – Business Development, Kai has a natural flair for strategic planning and penetrating new accounts. A self-motivated and highly driven professional, Kai has over 10 years of experience in Sales and Business Development in the North American region.
He excels in value based selling and possesses a refreshing zeal to influence customer decisions. A consistent overachiever, Kai has effortlessly worked through complex sales cycles and with cross-functional teams. Having built strong relationships with his customers, partners and stakeholders, he brings not just experience but devotedness and dynamism into Nitor.
Kai’s career graph levitates towards Nitor after its last stop at Jade Global Inc., as Director, Business Development.

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Pawan Choudhary Associate Director - Business Development
Pawan drives the India Sales function. His expertise of ‘Hand shake’ & ‘Collaboration’ helps in driving strategic initiatives & achieve business objectives. Pawan has an excellent business acumen enabling him to meet the vision of the end client. He has good experience of working across Geographies (North America, UK, Europe & India) & industry segments (BFSI, Higher Education, Media, Life Sciences and Manufacturing). Pawan is passionate about health, fitness & an avid reader.
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Business Enablement

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Ashish Premi Director - Finance
Ashish specializes in finance, taxation, project financing and management consulting. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Ashish brings in needed financial discipline and ensures global compliances. Ashish has over 15 years' experience in financial management.

Ashish is a person of details. As goes with his function he aims at nothing less than 100% accuracy. Attention for details distinguishes him from most

He is responsible for strategic financial planning, benchmarking financial practices, Infrastructure Planning, Administration and regulatory compliance at Nitor.

Prior to Nitor, Ashish worked with Aveva, a large multinational group from UK
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Rohini Wagh Associate Vice President – HR
Rohini focuses on HR strategy, talent management, performance enhancement, and corporate social responsibility at Nitor. She offers guidance on career development and psychological counseling.
Rohini has over 15 years of HR Management experience in large corporations in India and the Middle East.

Rohini's team conducts a program named "Udaan" that unearths hidden talents, focuses on multi-faceted personality development and streamlines giving back to society thru social engagements. Prior to Nitor Rohini worked with Kirloskar Brothers, a fortune 100 company in India

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